Equity Crowdfunding in the United States of America

Dominika Kordela


The segment of alternative financial instruments has been growing rapidly. Crowdfunding is the form of alternative financing and alternative investment. Equity crowdfunding is defined as a form of financing in which entrepreneurs make an open call for funding on the Internet, hoping to attract a large group of investors. The aim of this paper is to present the core issues regarding equity crowdfunding as well as the analysis of the regulation and assessment of the development of this source of financing in the United States.


capital market; crowdfunding; alternative finance

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17951/h.2016.50.4.237
Data publikacji: 2017-02-20 17:31:15
Data złożenia artykułu: 2016-06-04 21:20:27


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